12/03/20: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
December 3, 2020
First of Iowa's 2 shotgun deer seasons opens Dec. 5
Blaze orange-clad hunters moving through Iowa's timber will be a common sight when the first of two shotgun deer seasons open Dec. 5. An estimated 120,000 hunters participate in the shotgun seasons, harvesting about half of the total number of deer for the year.
"Shotgun deer seasons are important tradition for Iowa deer hunters as well as an important time for herd management," said Tyler Harms, deer program leader for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, in a news release.
Hunters have reported harvesti...